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Sep 24, 2019
Donald Trump attacks China, Iran and Venezuela in speech at 74th UNGA session, vows to protect America's bordersUS president Donald Trump delivered his third address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday in New York. Trump touched upon topics of trade, defence, immigration in an over 30-minute speech
Sep 04, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: How local self-governance in a Maharashtra gram panchayat is empowering tribal womenThe Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act in Scheduled Areas has been creating a platform for tribal women to assert their agency.
Jul 30, 2019
Modi govt's pursuit to criminalise triple talaq pays off as RS clears bill; BJP outwits Congress for second timeDespite having faced two setbacks, the Narendra Modi govt kept on patiently pursuing the triple talaq bill and it managed to get the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, passed in the Rajya Sabha on the third attempt on Tuesday
Jul 21, 2019
Taslima Nasreen's residence permit in India extended for another year; Bangladeshi author had urged Amit Shah to prolong her stayTaslima Nasreen had to leave Bangladesh in 1994 in the wake of death threat by fundamentalist outfits for her alleged anti-Islamic views and is now a citizen of Sweden.
Jul 15, 2019
SC agrees to hear plea challenging constitutional validity of sections of abortion law, seeks response from CentreThe Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life or in case of foetal abnormality.
Jul 09, 2019
Delhi HC declines plea to direct Centre to criminalise marital rape and make it grounds for divorce, says framing laws is domain of legislatureSince marital rape at present is not a crime, there is no FIR registered by a wife against her husband in any police station, the petition had said.
Jul 07, 2019
Amid US-Taliban talks, Afghan leaders to meet separately with terror group in bid to secure peace; Ghani administration snubbedThe Taliban, who have refused to negotiate with the Afghan government of President Ashraf Ghani, have stressed that those attending are only doing so in a 'personal capacity'.
Jun 30, 2019
BJP Mahila Morcha expels Ramkola leader over Facebook post asking Hindus to gangrape Muslim womenIn a Facebook post, BJP women's wing leader Sunita Gaud had reportedly urged 'Hindu brothers' to enter the homes of Muslims and rape the women in order to 'protect India'.
Jun 27, 2019
DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal writes to Narendra Modi demanding law against Nikah Halala, polygamyDelhi Commission For Women chairperson Swati Maliwal Thursday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a law against Nikah Halala and polygamy
Jun 20, 2019
Eradication of social evils like triple talaq, nikah halala imperative to ensure equal rights for women, says President Ram Nath KovindIn Parliament, President Ram Nath Kovind said eradication of social evils like triple talaq and nikah halala is a must to ensure equal rights for women.